If you wear latex gloves for protection, you need to change them as often as your hands need to be washed.
Buildings with lots of occupants such as tower blocks and hospitals could be a hidden risk in the battle against COVID-19.
We need any new laws on what we can and can't do to be clear to all, applied consistently and transparently, which is not the case at the moment.
Controlled coughing can help people with cystic fibrosis, under supervision and in hospital. But when done at home, it could help spread the coronavirus.
Populist leaders can be a liability. Their optimistic bias and complacency, ambiguity, and ignorance of science undermine crisis management and put all at risk.
Last month, Australia announced a pause on all elective surgeries. This could have mixed effects now and in the longer term.
We live in the time of the 'quantified self'. This means we're constantly under pressure to use technology to 'optimise' ourselves, and may be why many people view gaming as a 'waste of time'.
We don't yet know if people with asthma are more susceptible to serious outcomes if they get COVID-19. But there's plenty asthmatics can do to minimise the impact of any viral infection.
Wildlife is returning to our deserted cities. But will they stay once life returns to normal?
Representatives of tenants and agents agree that leaving individuals to try to sort out rent reductions has created a mess. It calls for government to step in to look after both renters and landlords.
At the time of writing, there have not been many published papers regarding breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most research is still ongoing.
Are we all in this together? Or looking after numero uno? Messages about isolation need to appeal to Australia's individualistic culture - and they don't have to come from the top.
Australia is making good progress in flattening the curve, which will save our hospitals from being overwhelmed. But we still have to work out what comes next and how restrictions can be safely eased.
Research shows criminal defendants and asylum seekers can be at a disadvantage when they appear remotely in court. But changes to the set-up and protocols of video hearings can help.
Of the four broad options for coming out of lockdown, a controlled building of 'herd immunity' in the population may be our best hope of recovery from the pandemic if a vaccine is not found soon.
The government waited to put in place restrictions to stop the spread of the virus. Now, millions may soon be on the move for a religious celebration, which could make matters even worse.
We might need to ignore climate change right now if only to save our sanity, but it certainly hasn’t been ignoring us.
Local councils work hand in hand with industries like construction. If the downturn is allowed to cripple councils, that will also hit essential businesses hard.
Will a pandemic cause more people to return to Christianity or will the closure of churches become permanent?
In a social emergency due to COVID-19, schools are moving into uncharted territory where student assessment will need to flexibly and equitably adapt to changing circumstances.